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The NZGS 2020 Symposium is on!

- Ross Roberts
Dear NZGS Members The Organizing Committee and NZGS are pleased to confirm that the NZGS 2020 Symposium is to be held (as planned) in Dunedin. Thank you for your participation in our online poll, which demonstrated a strong preference for an “in-pe...

Feedback on Producer Statement forms

- Ross Roberts
Engineering NZ and ACE New Zealand have asked for feedback from the geotechnical community on their plans to improve the producers statement forms. They have already collected feedback from individual ENZ members with an online survey, and are now lo...

NZGD rapid upload grants – Request for Proposals

- Ross Roberts
Introduction  The New Zealand Geotechnical Database (NZGD) is an online database that provides a searchable repository for new and existing geotechnical information. The NZGD is primarily aimed at providing more efficient access to geotechnical info...

We’re still here and working from home

- Ross Roberts
Kia Ora, As New Zealand heads into lockdown all our members will all be affected. Some will be working flat-out to save their businesses, many will be balancing work with educating kids or caring for vulnerable whānau, and some may be stuck at home ...

Expressions of interest – NZ Seismic Hazard Model TAG

- Ross Roberts
Background The New Zealand Seismic Hazard Model is being updated based on a new probabilistic seismic hazard analysis. This will lead to changes for practitioners, particularly through loading codes. It is important that the needs of these practition...

Congratulations to new Engineering NZ Fellows

- Ross Roberts
We’re delighted to report that two NZGS members have been made Fellows of Engineering New Zealand. Fellowship is awarded to outstanding engineers who have been recognised as leaders by their peers, making a significant contribution to engineeri...